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Dr Sarah Hawkes
Institute of Global Health
30, Guilford Street
London
WC1N 1EH
Tel: 02079052120
Appointment
  • Reader
  • Institute for Global Health
  • Faculty of Population Health Sciences
 
 
Biography

Sarah Hawkes is Reader in Global Health at the Institute of Global Health. She has spent much of the past 20 years working and living in South Asia, generating and disseminating evidence relating to the burden of sexual ill-health (including HIV and other sexually transmitted infections) among men and women in this Region. She currently leads a research group at UCL looking at the link between empirical evidence and policy responses in sexual health and gender. A TED talk of her work can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHZoXJAt2rE

Members of Sarah's research group, in collaboration with political scientists, are undertaking research in a number of low- and middle-income countries including China, Nepal and Malawi. Sarah is a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in International Public Engagement. She also works extensively with WHO as a member of various expert groups in sexual health and STIs. 



Research Themes
Research Summary

Sarah currently leads a research group at UCL looking at the link between empirical evidence and policy responses in sexual health and HIV. Members of the group, in collaboration with political scientists, are undertaking research in a number of low- and middle-income countries including China, Malawi and Nepal.

Teaching Summary

Sarah co-organises the Masters Module on Sexual Health, and teaches on the following Modules:

Power and Politics in Global Health

Health Promotion

Global Health Policy 


Appointments
01-JUL-2009 Reader in Global Health Institute of Global Health UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1999 PhD Doctor of Philosophy London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1993 DTM&H Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1989 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery University College London
1986 BSc Bachelor of Science University of London
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